Category Archives: Resettlement

The JFS/MFA Mobilize Boston Storage Container is Here!

Learn how your group can make a difference in the lives of children and families struggling to survive in refugee camps inside Syria. Continue reading

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JFS and MFA Mobilize Boston to Provide Critical Supplies to Refugees in Syria

Do you have connections to medical or pharmaceutical suppliers? Are you involved with a social justice action group? Do you want to engage your family in a mitzvah or community service project? JFS invites groups of all sizes to get involved and make a difference in the lives of children and families struggling to survive in refugee camps inside Syria. Click to learn more. Continue reading

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Meet the Staff: Maggie Kenney

Meet the Staff! JFS welcomes new full time staff member, Maggie Kenney Continue reading

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An Unforgettable Mission  to San Antonio Texas: A debrief from Lino Covarrubias, COO, Jewish Family Service of Metrowest (JFS), MA

Learn about CJP’s FACES initiative which is responding to the crisis occurring in border towns where immigrant children are being separated from their parents as these asylum seekers are processed in U.S. detention centers. Continue reading

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Music Video Bears Haunting Witness to the Tragic, Courageous Journey of a Refugee Family from Syria

Beyond the Borders, written by Attorney Susan Cohen after the first travel ban was imposed in 2017, depicts the tragic story of a Syrian refugee family as told to an American refugee camp volunteer, who promises to bear witness to their … Continue reading

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JFS Attends Metrowest ESL Fundraiser

From Left To Right: Lino Covarrubias, Lucia Panichella, Malvina Goldfarb, Kayla Hopkins, Danny Woodward “Amazing success stories at Metrowest ESL fundraiser tonight. Glad to attend with some of the JFS team which works so closely with MWESL. ” -Lino Covarrubias, COO … Continue reading

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JFS Breaks Bread with CJP’s Boston-Haifa Connection and the Ethiopian-Israeli Delegation

Excellent parlor meeting held recently with JFS Board Member Ezra Levine Co-Chair of CJP’s Boston-Haifa Connection and the Ethiopian-Israeli Delegation represented by Dege Feder and Oshra Friedman. Inspiring stories of these two Ethiopian Jewish women walking from Ethiopia to Sudan … Continue reading

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